The juicy summer fruit- Watermelon

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Watermelon!!! Doesn’t it remind us all of the summers? Yes, most of us could relate watermelon as a perfect snack during summertime. A few summer memories would bring an instant smile on our faces like the smell while cleaving a watermelon and slicing them. This alone could quench our thirst in summers. Think about it and you can almost taste it, can’t you? Most of us love this juicy refreshing and flavorful fruit. And why not as it comes with tons of nutritional benefits Packed with vitamin, fibre and potassium. Worried about the sugar it contains? Do not worry, one cup of watermelon contains nine grams of sugar which is comparatively lower than other fruits like apple, banana or mango. 

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Parvatasana or Mountain Pose

Parvatasana or the Mountain Pose is a basic asana in yoga. Parvata stands for Mountain while aasana refers to Posture. Just like the name, this aasana gives benefits like a mountain – strong and stable. It helps to stretch the entire upper body muscles. Mountain pose also helps in curing a couple of digestion problems like acidity and indigestion. And it can be performed by everyone except for those suffering from a knee issue.

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Halasana (Plow pose)

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Halasana is also known as the Plow pose.
The name comes from the Sanskrit words hala meaning “plough” and asana meaning “posture”.
Halasana, the pose is entered from Sarvangasana (shoulder stand), lowering the back slightly for balance, and moving the arms and legs over the head until the outstretched toes touch the ground and the fingertips, in a preparatory variant of the pose. The arms may then be moved to support the back into a more vertical position, giving a second variant pose. Finally, the arms may be stretched out on the ground away from the feet, giving the final pose in the shape of a traditional plough.

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Pranayama will boost your immune system.

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Pranayama is not a mere breathing exercise aiming at introducing extra oxygen into the lungs, pranayama utilizes breathing to influence the flow of prana (vital life force) in the Nadis or energy channel. It trains the lungs and improves the capacity of the respiratory system immensely. When you are stressed out your internal environment is unbalanced and bacteria and viruses start attacking the body. Did you know? Pranayama (Breathing Techniques) reduces stress levels and fights against anxiety to boost the immune system. Through regular practice of pranayama, you can supercharge your whole body. Check out the following pranayamas to boost your immune system.

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5 healthy lifestyle tips during the exam

It’s that time of the year! The exam time! The students and parents are working hard to prepare well for it. We bring you a few quick tips to beat the stress and make the most of these last hours.

1. Eat healthily

Eating the right food with regular intake boosts your concentration power, also helps to have a healthy mind and a balanced body. Avoid junk food as it slows you down. Eat plenty of fruits, leafy greens, sprouted grains to help in releasing tension and focus better. Almonds, nuts, seeds, cottage cheese, popcorn (not buttered) could be the stock up snacks at this time.

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